Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate and culture, the cuisines across regions vary significantly from each other. Every cuisine and almost every region, uses its own available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices, traditions and festivals that are passed on from generations.
A traditional Indian diet in India typically consists of dals, vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy products and more. In this section you will find more than 1000+ main course recipes spread over North Indian Vegetarian Recipes, South Indian Vegetarian Recipes, Rice Recipes, Non Veg Recipes and much more. Below are some of the collections.
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North Indian Vegetarian Recipes
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Indian Non Veg Recipes
Ghee Rice Recipe | Neychoru, it is such a flavorful rice usually prepared in the festival days. It is such a comfort food ,with just a large dollop of Ghee cooked along with Basmati Rice and all the whole spices bring such a nice flavour to the food.
Ghee Rice Recipe | Neychoru is best served with Kozhi Kuzhambu (non-veg) or Senai Kizhangu Ghostu (veg) and Tadka Raita for complete meal.
Here are a few more rice recipes to try
Karnataka Style Avarekalu Chitranna
High Protein Broccoli and Dill Stuffed Paratha Recipe, an innovative way to add a besan mixture filled with broccoli and dill leaves into your paratha. The broccoli is power house of Vitamin C and dill leaves will give good amount of protein content. All put together in besan flour which has High protein content. It is best for kid’s lunch as it can be packed easily and at the same time provides your children rich with nutrients.
Serve the High Protein Broccoli and Dill Stuffed Paratha Recipe ...
Have you ever tried out fish tandoori? Trust me, it is equally as delicious as chicken tandoori. Normally, tandoori is prepared in tandoor oven, but I normally prepare it in my convection oven. The fish choice is completely upto you. Same recipe can be used for fillets too. I normally use pompano or kingfish for this recipe.
Serve Fish Tandoori as an appetiser or as a side dish with Posto Chicken and Steamed Rice for your weekday dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other other Fish ...
Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe is a rich and luscious potato gravy, which originates from the house of Nawabs. The potatoes are roasted and then simmered in a thick cashew, cream, tomato based gravy.
The curry is flavoured with the caraway seeds, and mild spices which renders a strong nutty flavour to the dish. Simple ingredients but the process of simmering it on slow fire is what gives the much flavour to the curry.
It has potatoes, cashews, cream, milk, curd and ghee which adds the thickness and ...
Baingan Bharta is a classic Punjabi Recipe that is made from smoked and chargrilled brinjals then mish-mashed and cooked along with a combination of spices. The main ingredient of the Baingan Bharta that adds to its flavours is the green chillies, ginger along with finely chopped tomatoes and coriander powder. Every region in india has their own version of Baingan Bharta and this is our family recipe for making delicious Baingan Bharta.
Serve the Baingan Bharta Recipe along with hot Kadai ...
Aloo Tamatar Sabzi Recipe is a quick and easy potato curry made in a tomato-based gravy. With just a few spices that are easily available in any Indian kitchen, and the staples like potato and tomato, this stew comes together in a pressure cooker with minimal effort. It is spicy, warm and comforting and makes a delicious accompaniment to Vegetable Pulao or can also be served with Puris or Lachha Paratha.
Did you know: Potatoes are known be to be packed with phytonutrients that include carotenoids, ...
Laal Maas is a very popular non-veg recipe in Rajasthan. It is a fiery meat curry which is made with the combination of Kashmiri red chillies and other popular spices of Rajasthan. It is made in many ways but the authentic one is made with the use of dry red chillies.
Serve Rajasthani Laal Maas with hot Phulkas, steamed rice or Baati. It is usually made during special occasions and festivals in Rajasthan.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rajasthani recipes like
Pitor Ki Sabzi
Gujarati Dal Recipe is a sweet, tangy and spicy staple dish of every Gujarati home that is made from pigeon pea lentils also known as toor dal. One of the ways we savor the Gujarati Dal at home is to have it over a hot bowl of rice topped with ghee and a green vegetable by the side.
Dal is full of proteins and is made in different ways in different homes. If Kokum is not available you can even add lemon juice or tamarind pulp for the sourness. However kokum lends a unique flavour to the dal.
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Gujarati Kadhi is a yogurt based sweet and spicy curry that is simple yet irresistible; it gets the sweetness from jaggery, the spice from cinnamon and the heat from green chillies and lends itself to a pure comfort meal.
Kadhi goes well with any vegetable and especially when you have legumes as one of the main dishes. The yogurt-based gravy lightens the protein rich legumes, making you feel light after a meal.
Note: Turmeric powder is optional in Gujarati Khadi. The Kadhi is typically not ...
Aratikaya Vepudu is a Andhra Style Raw Banana Dry Sabzi. It is a simple recipe but tastes amazing as such or when paired with rice and dal/rasam. Its spicy, little crispy yet soft from inside. It is a perfect sabzi to pack in your lunch box too.
Serve Andhra Style Aratikaya Vepudu along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Andhra Recipes such as
Andhra Style Chilakada Dumpa Pulusu Recipe
Andhra Chicken Fry ...
The Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe is a lip smacking biryani that is packed with flavours from the spices, caramelized onions and saffron. It is a hearty dish that is made during festivals like Id and or when there are special occasions in the family. The dum cooking technique which we have used in this recipe, brings in the deep flavours from the mutton masala to get combined with the Basmati Rice.
Serve the Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe is serve along withCucumber and onion raita, Mirch ...
Dum Pukht is a slow cooking technique where food is cooked in a sealed vessel. Dum means "to breathe" and Pukht means "to cook". Lucknowi Nawabs used this technique of cooking and the Lucknowi dum cooked recipes like their biryani is quite popular.
Dum Pukht Gosht is a mouthwatering mutton recipe where marinated mutton is cooked slowly in a sealed vessel. Different spices like black cardamom, green cardamom, pepper, cloves etc add a burst of flavour to the tender, falling of the bone mutton.
Karnataka Style Chicken Saaru Recipe is a spicy thick gravy that is cooked in a pressure cooker. Saaru refers to any gravy dish in Karnataka. This is the best to be had along with Ragi Mudde or just with Plain dosa. The saaru consists of roasted spices and onions which are ground into to a smooth paste and then cooked along with chicken pieces.
Serve the Karnataka Style Chicken Saaru Recipe along with Ragi Mudde, Akki Roti or Jolada Rotti and Pickled Onions Recipe to enjoy it for your ...
Stuffed Paneer In Kofta Curry Recipe is a unique way of preparing and presenting your paneer dish. In this recipe, paneer is stuffed with dry fruits and spices which is placed in rich and creamy gravy.
Serve your Stuffed Paneer Baskets with Punjabi Dal Tadka, Mixed Vegetable Pulao (Pilaf), Butter Garlic Naan, Kela Anar Raita for a perfect weekend dinner with family and friends.
If you like this recipe, please try some more paneer recipes such as:
Dhaba Style Paneer Butter ...
Jaipuri Aloo Pyaz Ki Sabzi Recipe is a semi dry sabzi made from baby potatoes and pearl onions in a masaledar tomato based gravy which gives it a tangy and spicy flavour. Jaipuri Aloo Pyaz Ki Sabzi is a traditional recipe from the state of Rajasthan and is usually made during festivals and for feasts.
We made the Jaipuri aloo Pyaz ki Sabzi in Preethi Electric Pressure cooker.The Preethi electric pressure cooker is like an instant pot which helps making quick and easy food especially for working ...
Baale Dindu Kadale Palya is South Indian Style Banana Stem Curry With Chick Peas Recipe. Select a banana stem which has a thin rind. Usually, the thinner the rind of the stem, tender is the banana stem. This banana stem curry is a healthy recipe since banana stem prevents the formation of kidney stones and is naturally fibrous to promote digestion. Banana stem pairs well with chickpeas and the flavors are subtle in this curry with fewer spices. Pair Baale Dindu Kadale Palya (Banana ...
Crispy and Spicy Chilli Chicken Recipe is a wonderful twist to regular chilli chicken recipe. Made with Indian spices and a generous topping of fried onions and curry leaves
Chicken is marinated for long in a plethora of spices and then is deep fried and adorned with fried onions and curry leaves.
Serve Crispy and Spicy Chilli Chicken Recipe as a side dish with the main meal of steamed rice and Milagu Rasam (Village Style Pepper Rasam) Recipe for dinner with friends and family.
Bendekaayi Gojju is also known as Saasive Gojju (Mustard seeds curry) as it uses raw mustard seeds. This creamy gojju is a tangy, sweet and spicy curry that goes well with roti and rice. You can serve it for a weekday lunch or dinner.
Serve Bendekaayi Gojju with phulka or steamed rice for a healthy and satisfying weekday meal.
You can also try other Lady finger recipes such as
Makai Wali Bhindi
Punjabi Bhindi Kadhi
Paneer Stuffed Mushroom Masala Recipe is a lip smacking gravy dish with paneer and mushrooms as the star ingredients. Mushrooms are stuffed with crumbled paneer and dunked in a spicy tomato gravy. This dish can be served with both naans as well as jeera rice.
You could serve it at dinner parties or just as a weekend treat to your family.
Serve Paneer Stuffed Mushroom Masala Recipe along with Cheese Garlic Naan Recipe, Pudina Pyaz Kachumber Salad Recipe - Mint & ...
Mushroom Masala Cheese Omelette Recipe is a wholesome and high protein omelette that is packed with taste from mushrooms, green chillies and coriander. The addition of cheese adds to the creaminess and fluffiness.
Mushrooms are edible fungi and not vegetables as most may assume. They are rich in Vitamin D and one of the few sources of plant based Vitamin D. This important mineral is essential to the body as Vitamin D is important for absorption of calcium in the body. ...
Veg Mughlai Paratha Recipe is a paratha where crumbled paneer tossed with veggies is cooked in ground spices and filled with eggs in Indian Flat Bread to shape a thick fat square packet and served with tangy mint and coriander chutney. Best for any festival or special occasions. The authentic dish is made with minced keema mutton but we have created with egg scramble and vegetables to try this delicious dish.
Serve Mughlai Keema Paratha along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Boondi Raita for a weekend ...
Paneer Stuffed Ragi Paratha Recipe, is a healthy recipe of a stuffed paratha that has a filling of protein rich paneer seasoned with simple spices, packed in a healthy dough made of whole wheat flour and ragi also known as Nachni. These parathas are cooked in ghee to give it a crisp outer layer and makes a great indian diabetic breakfast or lunch.
Did you know: Ragi/Nachni is a good source of protein for vegetarians . The rapid rise in the prevalence of diabetes has led to a great demand ...
Raw Papaya and Red Bell Peppers Stuffed Paratha is a nice way to add in raw papaya to your meal. Raw papaya are rich in nutrients and minerals like potassium, magnesium and vitamins like A, B, C and E. So it helps in boosting the immune system and helps in treating constipation problems.
Serve the Raw Papaya and Red Bell Peppers Stuffed Paratha along with Makhana Ka Raita Recipe and Palak And Moong Dal Pakodas Recipe to enjoy meal.
If you are looking for more Stuffed Paratha here are some ...
Green Moong Dal Makhani is a wholesome lentil curry that is made in the similar way to the Dhaba Dal of Punjab. Made with Green Moong, flavoured with subtle Indian spices and simmered optionally with cream and butter for as long as 15 minutes makes this dal rich, nutritious and delicious.
Serve the Green Moong Dal Makhani along with Missi Roti and Lauki Raita and it would make a perfect dinner or lunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes which you can ...